Using Trigonometry to solve for sides of right triangles
1 Review Trigonometric Ratios
Hand out project worksheet & facilitate brainstorm of the trigonometric ratios; sine, cosine and tangent.
Have students write them on the board
Brainstorm trigonometric function ratios.
Write on board for reference.
2 Read 2 problems.
After reading over the problems the students will complete, model an example using the ShowMe app projected onto board using iPad and projector
Answer any questions students may have
Observe tacher model of ShowMe
3 Students solve problems on paper first
Instruct students to complete problems # 1 & 32
Complete problems #1 & #2 on paper first (as a dry run)
Follow directions, remembering to draw and label diagram and show calculations and check answers.
4 Students create ShowMe presentation
Distribute iPads and Styluses to students
Log into ShowMe using the username and password from teacher.
Create the presentation by drawing & labeling the tirangle, performing the calculations and explaining the process
When finished, save and it will automatically be sent to me.